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Innovate UK EDGE support stacks up for vertical farming firm

28 November 2022 Written by James Cortis

Bristol’s Greener Greens Co’s connected network of modular vertical farms will provide readily available high-quality microgreens, herbs and garnishes across Europe. The vertical farming company has developed more robust financial forecasting, refined its grant funding strategy and become investment ready, all with support from Innovate UK EDGE.

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Success Story

Innovate UK EDGE brings success to knees med tech

28 September 2022 Written by Tasmin Wollaston

Two million people globally have total knee surgery each year, a figure that is predicted to rise to 3.5 million by 2030. Currently, up to 20% of patients are dissatisfied with the outcome of their surgery. Yorkshire-based med tech company Eventum Orthopaedics aims to change that, supported by Innovate UK EDGE.

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Success Story

Innovate UK EDGE sparks growth at EV grid pioneer Sygensys

8 September 2022 Written by Graeme Owen

Start-up Sygensys is enhancing the performance and reliability of electric vehicle (EV) charging and vehicle to grid technology. Supported by Innovate UK EDGE, it aims to ensure the effective use of renewable energy sources through its demand management and energy storage systems.

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Success Story

Innovate UK EDGE help yields £1M investment for plant growth pioneer

7 September 2022 Written by James Cortis

Bristol University spin-out Glaia has developed carbon-based ‘sugar dots’ that can dramatically improve the efficiency of photosynthesis – the fundamental process that underpins life on earth. It raised £1m in equity investment following investment readiness support from Innovate UK EDGE.

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Success Story

Good chemistry with Innovate UK EDGE benefits green labs business

5 September 2022 Written by Kirsten Masson

Asynt designs and manufactures innovative equipment that helps chemists conduct scientific research, while also driving down chemistry laboratory carbon emissions and costs. And Innovate UK EDGE is supporting the company in its bid to expand into new international markets. 

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Success Story

Prosthetics innovator’s software improves comfort and quality of life

31 August 2022 Written by James Cortis

Prosthetics software innovator establishes new partnerships, secures grant funding and revamps its marketing strategy, all with support from Innovate UK EDGE.

Today, 40 million people around the world suffer from limb loss, with many experiencing discomfort and pain when using prosthetics.